TEHRAN, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Sunday that nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers dubbed P5+1 will "possibly" resume in late November, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.
"According to the latest negotiations, the (nuclear) talks between two sides will be held in November and possibly in late November," Salehi was quoted as saying.
No venue has been decided for the talks, said the Iranian minister.
Iran and the P5+1, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany, did not sign any agreements during intensive talks in Moscow on June 18-19, but agreed to meet again in Turkey's Istanbul in July at the expert level.
According to Ali Baqeri, Iran's deputy nuclear negotiator, that the nuclear talks with deputy head of the EU's foreign relations in Istanbul in July were "positive." However, no date and venue were set for further high-level negotiations.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The White House on Saturday denied a press report saying the United States and Iran had agreed for the first time to have one-on-one talks over the latter's controversial nuclear program. Full story
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The United States and Iran have agreed for the first time to have one-on-one talks over the latter 's controversial nuclear program, the New York Times reported on Saturday, quoting Obama administration officials.
The agreement was the result of intense and secret exchanges between officials of the two countries, which began almost immediately after President Barack Obama took office in January 2009, the newspaper said on its website. Full story
WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- The United States on Monday said that it welcomed the European Union (EU)'s decision to slap new economic sanctions on Iran which are aimed at pressuring Tehran to abandon its controversial nuclear program.
"I wanted to say that the United States welcomes the adoption today by the European Union of significant new sanctions against the Iranian government in response to the Iranian government's continued violation of its international obligations regarding its nuclear program," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters while traveling with U.S. President Barack Obama. Full story
TEHRAN, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- A senior Iranian lawmaker, Evaz Heidarpour, has said Washington must not expect any changes in Iran's nuclear policies as they are tied to the country's national interests, Press TV reported on Friday.
"The U.S. must not wait for a change in the Islamic republic's policies on the nuclear program, since Iran has not and will not back down on issues tied to its national interests," Heidarpour, a member of the Majlis (parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, was quoted as saying. Full story